“I’ve Always Thought That People Are Generally Good, Honest, And Trustworthy… And We Started Purpose Driven Restoration For Those People Who Want A Company That Matches Their Values.” – Sean Peters

Our Beginnings

Before founding Purpose Driven Restoration in 2009, Sean Peters and Tom Phillips worked for a variety of contractors and have had years working in different branches of the construction field. However, they found contractors regularly taking advantage of homeowners and employees in order to increase profits. After seeing the abuses contractors routinely committed, Sean & Tom determined they would establish a company which would have real integrity– a company with the ultimate purpose of treating people right.

Now, Purpose Driven Restoration’s reputation as a trusted company for home remodeling, storm damage and emergency repair work is well known throughout the Twin Cities and surrounding communities – and we’re growing fast! Since 2009, we have served thousands of people both in Minnesota and abroad. We are also accredited by the Better Business Bureau, are an LP Build Smart Platinum Level contractor and are a member of the Minnesota Association of Exterior Specialists, to name a few.

We Value Our Employees

At Purpose Driven Restoration, our employees are part of a smooth running operation that puts people first, both clients and employees. Since the beginning, Purpose Driven Restoration has painstakingly built a dynamic team and demanded the best work they could muster for every project, no matter how big or small. Every Project Manager has extensive experience working in the field and possess special training on specific products so they can ensure the highest quality of work is completed at every job.

PDR’s Team Is Here To Serve You

We consider ourselves a very close knit family, with everyone looking out for each other’s interests and the interests of the families we serve. Learn more about our team:

Sean-3-240x300Sean Peters, President and Co-Owner of Purpose Driven Restoration, has worked in the sales and construction industries his whole life. With a passion for straightforward and honest business practices, Sean puts the needs of his employees and the families they serve first and foremost. Sean lives in the Big Lake area with his four daughters who all enjoy family time, indoors and out.

“You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Zigglar

Tom-3-240x300Tom Phillips,Executive Vice-President and Co-Owner of Purpose Driven Restoration, has worked in the construction industry for over twenty years. Tom lives in the Big Lake area with his wife and two children and enjoys spending his free time on the lake.

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs



Corey-3-240x300Corey Peters, Senior Project Manager, began working in the construction industry as a young boy with his step-father and brother Sean. Corey is adamant that he found his calling when he began working for his brother Sean and Purpose Driven Restoration. As a HAAG certified roofing inspector, Corey enjoys helping homeowners through the process of restoring their homes after Mother Nature strikes. Corey lives in Big Lake with his wife and their four children and enjoys spending time in Minnesota’s great outdoors.

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Zigglar

Brad-3-240x300Brad Swanson, Project Manager, enjoys working with homeowners to complete their projects from beginning to end. Brad especially enjoys working with his clients to restore their homes after severe weather has left them in need of repairs. Brad and his family make their home in Big Lake and are actively involved in their church and community.

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction” – Proverbs 1:7


Dan-E-007-225x300Dan Erickson, Production Manager, specializes in remodels, garage builds and additions. Dan has been in the industry for 23 years. Dan enjoys spending time with family, he lives in Annadale with his wife and two children, he enjoys hunting, fishing, riding horses. Dan doesn’t mind getting a little dirty.

“In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.” – Yogi

Kevin-002-225x300Kevin Corbin, Production Manager, has been in the construction industry for 15 years. His goal is to coordinate all aspects of repairs with the same quality he would expect on his own property. Kevin lives in Big Lake with his wife and three children. Kevin enjoys the outdoors with hunting and fishing, he also enjoys Minnesota sports! (Showing support even when they are down!)

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

Ken Audette, Sales Manager, Undergraduate and adsc_0371n MBA from the University of St, Thomas. 19 years in Home Improvements, Ken has an extensive knowledge of products and systems that build value for customer’s homes. He is very active in the community and has been assistant scoutmaster for over 10 years.

“You miss 100% of the shots you never take” -Wayne Gretzky

IMG_2147Jodi Bergmanis, Project Manager,  has been in the Home Improvement business for 15 years and enjoys meeting with Homeowners in their home to discuss their projects. She specializes in Window Replacement, Bathroom Remodels and Custom Cabinetry. During her down time she enjoys spending time with her teenage son and daughter and exploring the beautiful outdoors on the open roads on her motorcycle

“Well Done is better then Well Said.” -Benjamin Franklin


Jaclyn Thomes, Project Manager, is a striving residential remodeling design consultant and kitchen specialist, Jaclyn is passionate about helping you achieve your dream home. Jaclyn has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Minnesota, and has been working in the remodeling industry since she was old enough to see over a work bench. Jaclyn will do whatever she can for you to have the best experience in any remodeling project you embark!

“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” -Mother Teresa


Executive Vice President of Therapy, Bailey came to work for PDR at the ripe old age of 84 days. Originally in charge of cleaning up leftovers on the floor, he was quickly promoted to the position of door sniffer. After a couple of months, with the increased number of projects being handled due to PDR’s excellent craftsmanship, Bailey was promoted to PDR’s Stress Supervisor. With his astute handling of this position, Sean and Tom quickly saw his potential for an upper administrative position and Bailey is now the youngest Vice President in the history of the home improvement industry.

Life Quote: “Scratch first, itch later.” – Zen Proverb